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Melina Payano

Year: Senior

Major: Arts management

Double Major: Language & Culture; Spanish Concentration

Hometown:  Bronx, NY

Favorite food: Pizza

Sign: Libra     

Color: Black, gray and purple

 What is your motivation to succeed?

Definitely my parents. All my life I have witnessed them go above and beyond for my siblings and I. There’s no greater motivation than that.

 Tell us something most people don’t know about you.

I am super family oriented!

 What are your long term goals?

I want to travel as much as life allows me to.

 What does EOP/MAP mean to you?

To me, EOP means family.

 What’s your most invaluable experience at Purchase?

The opportunity to study abroad. It was such a wonderful experience and I am beyond grateful for all of the help I received from EOP to make it happen!